Department of Mathematics
Math 4600C: Introduction to Mathematical Thinking
This course discusses mathematical thinking and methods for theorem proving. It includes truth tables, basic set theory, equivalence relations and functions, mathematical induction and other techniques for discussing and proving mathematical statements. Material to be proven will be drawn primarily from basic number theory and elementary combinatorics. This course may be required of students with insufficient background in abstract mathematics. 3 HR./WK.; 3 CR.